The Best Test Preparation for the TASP, Texas Academic Skills Program

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This book is the product of a massive effort by Texas educators and TASP experts to provide complete test preparation for the Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP). Two full-length exams are provided in this book. A complete answer key follows each exam. Each question is answered, moreover, with full and detailed explanations.

Comprehensive TASP reviews are included in addition to the two exams. Reading, mathematics, and writing skills are discussed in detail as they apply to the examination, and drills accompany the review to reinforce the material.

Tips and techniques for test-taking are presented, along with efficient six- or twelve-week study schedules to better utilize your preparation time.

All of the exam sections and review material were prepared by experts in the educational field to assure their accuracy, difficulty level, and application to the actual examination.

 

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Contents

Format of the TASP
5
Studying for the TASP
13
Reading Section Review
20
Vocabulary Enhancer
43
Reading Drills Answer Key
109
Mathematics Section Review
116
Arithmetic Drills Answer Key
158
Algebra Drills Answer Key
200
Strategies for the MultipleChoice Subsection
291
Recognizing Effective Sentence Structure and Mechanics
301
Review of Standard Written English
308
Writing Drills Answer Key
379
Writing Sample
396
Writing Your Essay
402
Polishing and Editing Your Essay
408
The Practice Tests
419

Geometry Drills Answer Key
242
Word Problem Drills Answer Key
265
Reference Table
285
Practice Test 2
527
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